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Flash flood warning issued for east Las Vegas valley as thundershowers hit

Posted at 1:59 PM, Jul 25, 2022
and last updated 2022-07-26 13:33:47-04

LAS VEGAS (KTNV)  — A flash flood warning was issued until 5:45 p.m. for part of the east Las Vegas valley on Monday.

The warning area extended from Lake Las Vegas to Nellis Air Force Base, including Interstate 15.

13 First Alert Forecast:

There was a 40% chance of thundershowers in the valley with with localized downpours, lightning, and gusty winds expected. Afternoon highs will be near 100 degrees, with a mix of clouds and partial sun and southeast breezes at 10 to 20 mph.

A 40% chance for passing showers and thundershowers lingers Monday evening, then diminishes at night as lows drop to the mid 80s. Highs are back near 100 degrees on Tuesday as storm chances return to 40% in the afternoon humidity.

Storm chances drop to 20% on Wednesday, Thursday, and Friday as highs warm to 102 to 103 degrees with lingering humidity and a mix of clouds and sun.

The trend continues into the weekend, but only 10% storm chances this weekend with mostly sunny conditions and hotter highs around 105 degrees each afternoon.

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Watch the full forecast here.